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Hot Hits

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

REMIX: The Future is Female

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26
This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 21 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Sep. 21 – 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

An Evening with Audra McDonald

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28
McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

Spotlights

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Broadway Center Stage: Footloose

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Nemr

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
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